Trump Calls McConnell ‘Broken Down Hack’ After Midterm Shade

Former President Trump criticized McConnell late Saturday after Senate minority leader downplayed possibility of GOP retaking Congress in November

  • Trump was apparently set off by the Kentucky Republican saying Thursday there is “probably a greater likelihood the House flips than the Senate.”
  • McConnell pointed out the 100-member Senate already split 50-50, amid entrench partisan climate in which voters unlikely oust Democrat forĀ  Republican.
  • “Why do Republicans Senators allow a broken down hack politician, Mitch McConnell, to openly disparage hard working Republican candidates for the United States Senate,” Trump posted on his Truth Social media site.
  • Trump also attacked Elaine Chao, McConnell’s wife and Trump’s Transportation secretary, saying, lawmaker should “spend more time (and money!) helping them get elected, and less time helping his crazy wife and family get rich on China!”
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